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B’nai Brith Canada Appoints New Director of Government Relations

Brian Herman August 23, 2017 By Hailey KobrinCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is delighted to announce that Brian Herman has been appointed to serve as its Director of Government Relations. Continue reading

WATCH: CityNews Interviews B'nai Brith on Antisemitic Graffiti at Vaughan School

July 4, 2017 CityNews interviewed Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B'nai Brith Canada, about an incident in which antisemitic and racist graffiti  and disturbing messages were found on the walls of a high school in Vaughan, Ont Continue reading

B'nai Brith Recognizes Lachute, Que. for Preventing Event Honouring Nazi Pilot

B'nai Brith Canada's Quebec Region Director Harvey Levine (left) with Lachute Mayor Carl Peloquin. Le directeur regional de B’nai Brith Canada au Québec, Harvey Levine (left) avec le maire de la ville de Lachute Carl Peloquin June 15, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada recognized the city of Lachute, Que. on Thursday with a certificate for preventing the celebration of a Nazi pilot at a ceremony in March. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Presents Certificate of Recognition to City of Côte Saint-Luc

(L-R) Eric Bissell, Ted Greenfield, Harvey Levine, Councillor Sam Goldbloom, Councillor Glenn Nashen, Mayor Mitchell Brownstein, Police Commander Jean O'Malley, Public Security Jordy Reichson and V-COPS. June 14, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada was proud to present a Certificate of Recognition to the City of Côte Saint-Luc for its dedication to fighting against racism, antisemitism and discrimination on June 12, 2017. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Testifies at Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn (left) and Senator Linda Frum testify at the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights.  May 12, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada On May 10, 2017, B'nai Brith Canada Chief Executive Officer Michael Mostyn testified before the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights at Parliament Hill to discuss S-232, an act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month. Continue reading

WATCH: Audit of Antisemitic Incidents News Conferences Across Canada

The year 2016 was a record-setting year for antisemitism in Canada, B'nai Brith Canada's Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents found. Representatives of the organization as well as representatives of B'nai Brith's League for Human Rights spoke to the media in Toronto (national), Montreal and Calgary at press conferences on May 9, 2017. Continue reading

On Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Show Our Support for the State of Israel!

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada will proudly take part in community-wide events across the country next week celebrating Israel’s 69th birthday on Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day), and we urge you to join us, wherever you are! Continue reading

B’nai Brith Partners with Law Society of Upper Canada for First-Rate Holocaust Remembrance Event

B'nai Brith Canada's Amanda Hohmann (middle) moderates discussion about when Holocaust denial becomes hate speech between Mark Freiman (left) and Sam Goldstein (right). April 26, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - B’nai Brith Canada joined the Law Society of Upper Canada in presenting its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Program Tuesday night at Osgoode Hall in Toronto. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Hosts YomHaShoah Ceremonies Across Canada

April 25, 2017  By Jaimie GoldsteinB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Yesterday, on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), B’nai Brith Canada paid tribute to the six million Jews, as well as countless others, who were robbed of their lives by the Nazi regime. Continue reading

Winnipeg Interfaith Passover Seder Brings People Together

April 10, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada There's a passage in the Haggadah that we read at the Passover seder called "Ha lachma anya," which begins the telling of the Passover story with a proclamation that everyone is invited to join and participate in the festivities. Continue reading
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